In an overwhelming vote, the House moved the U.S. closer to ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records Thursday.
Eighty U.S. Air Force personnel have begun their mission in Chad to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday.
Is America's love affair with gadgets fading?
Target is having an identity crisis.
A Lowndes County teen is missing after she was last seen getting into a vehicle with two men.
The British are coming, or at least their music is. A Columbus Arts Council show May 23 at 7 p.m. features area musicians and musical memories in the Rosenzweig Arts Center's Omnova Theater at 501 Main St.
The Lowndes County chapter of United Way is asking for volunteers to help clean up remaining debris from last month's storm damage.
State employment data shows there were nearly 5,000 more people were employed last month than there were in March of this year and 10,000 more than there were in April 2013.
At their Tuesday council meeting, Columbus councilmen passed a resolution in support of their previous action of purchasing and disposing of firearms purchased during the city's gun buy-back program last year.
Let's start in Starkville, where by the end of summer there will be a new barbecue restaurant and watering hole.
A conservative Mississippi blogger accused of taking an unauthorized photo of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's ill wife and posting it online was to appear today in Madison city court.
Two Oktibbeha County residents escaped a Wednesday structure fire in the Sunset community after the blaze severely damaged the home and a vehicle parked in a carport.
Organizers of a leadership course for college students say they're trying to increase the number of women in Mississippi politics.
E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their passwords after a cyberattack compromised a company database containing customers' names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.
Who cares which party controls Congress? Only about half of Americans. The other 46 percent, not so much, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open a Walmart Express on Mississippi Highway 363 in Mantachie.
Mississippi has become the latest test site for the United States Postal Service's new business model in an attempt to help shave costs and stop the federal agency from hemorrhaging funds.
After three years of construction, seven miles of northbound lanes on Highway 45 South will be opened today. Southbound lanes still require a finishing layer of asphalt and should be completed by July 4, contractors said.
Thailand's army chief seized power today in a bloodless coup, mounting the country's 12th military takeover since 1932 in what he called a necessary move to restore stability after nearly seven months of political deadlock and deadly violence.
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